Table 1

Comparison of personality traits in empirical eradication group and oesophagogastroduodenoscopy (OGD) group

Personality traitsEmpirical eradicationOGD
Free floating anxiety6.46  (0.59)6.48  (0.59)
Phobic anxiety4.58 (0.49)3.96 (0.49)
Obsessionality 6.12 (0.51)6.54 (0.78)
Somatic anxiety7.06 (0.49)7.28 (0.49)
Depression4.32 (0.45)4.80 (0.45)
Hysteria4.74 (0.49)4.10 (0.54)
Total33.28 (2.29)33.16 (2.10)
  • Results are expressed as mean (SEM).